RTC: Low belief in Locker staying healthy


Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans...

Leon Washington is heading into his ninth season but goes into each considering himself a rookie, says Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

Training camp previews of the linebackers and the specialists from John Glennon of The Tennessean.

“If (Jake) Locker plays 14 or more games, the Titans have a chance to make a playoff run in a division that looks like it could be one of the league’s worst,” says David Boclair of the Nashville Post. “Yet it is impossible to imagine he will do so until he actually does it.

The Titans are ranked No. 26 in the preseason power rankings from Pete Prisco of CBS Sports.

There are quite a few surprising statistical nuggets in this great piece by Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth, which examines the way the NFL is moving. Example: "A team will only use its most common 'starting lineup' on offense for an average of 8 percent of plays in a year. It will only use its most common 'starting defense' an average of 5.5 percent of plays for the year."